Take a look at this oh powerful MMB!!

appstate77
Posts: 2222
Joined: Tue Jun 24, 2008 9:49 am
School: Appalachian State
Location: Little River, South Carolina
Has thanked: 895 times
Been thanked: 550 times
Contact:

Take a look at this oh powerful MMB!!

Unread post by appstate77 » Sat Feb 15, 2020 3:18 pm




AppinVA
Posts: 11909
Joined: Mon Oct 09, 2000 9:41 pm
School: Appalachian State
Has thanked: 1578 times
Been thanked: 1438 times

Re: Take a look at this oh powerful MMB!!

Unread post by AppinVA » Sat Feb 15, 2020 3:37 pm



"Some people call me hillbilly. Some people call me mountain man. You can call me Appalachian. Appalachian's what I am."-- Del McCoury Band

User avatar
NavyApp
Posts: 725
Joined: Fri Oct 30, 2015 12:00 pm
School: Appalachian State
Location: Norfolk, VA
Has thanked: 1123 times
Been thanked: 537 times

Re: Take a look at this oh powerful MMB!!

Unread post by NavyApp » Sat Feb 15, 2020 3:44 pm

I don't hate it.


FREQS AND GEEKS!

User avatar
AppStateMtneer
Posts: 329
Joined: Mon Jan 11, 2016 8:46 pm
School: Appalachian State
Has thanked: 32 times
Been thanked: 115 times

Re: Take a look at this oh powerful MMB!!

Unread post by AppStateMtneer » Sat Feb 15, 2020 3:53 pm

I think it's funny he left out cincy and memphis and put in ezu.



AppOrange
Posts: 747
Joined: Wed Sep 09, 2015 7:28 pm
School: Appalachian State
Location: Raleigh
Has thanked: 538 times
Been thanked: 281 times
Contact:

Re: Take a look at this oh powerful MMB!!

Unread post by AppOrange » Sat Feb 15, 2020 4:00 pm

Love that people are seeing App as a player in all this


1996

User avatar
scatman77
Posts: 913
Joined: Thu Aug 09, 2012 6:38 am
Location: York, SC
Has thanked: 15 times
Been thanked: 506 times

Re: Take a look at this oh powerful MMB!!

Unread post by scatman77 » Sat Feb 15, 2020 5:01 pm

It is very intriguing and brings in a lot of thought. Unfortunately it also makes sense which precludes anyone in college football or the NCAA from every making it happen.


Appalachian American by birth; Mountaineer by the Grace of God!

Stonewall
Posts: 1986
Joined: Fri Sep 02, 2016 12:26 pm
School: Appalachian State
Has thanked: 1157 times
Been thanked: 815 times

Re: Take a look at this oh powerful MMB!!

Unread post by Stonewall » Sat Feb 15, 2020 6:47 pm

Fantasy.



User avatar
appdaze
Posts: 2591
Joined: Thu Jun 21, 2007 7:08 pm
Has thanked: 38 times
Been thanked: 145 times

Re: Take a look at this oh powerful MMB!!

Unread post by appdaze » Sat Feb 15, 2020 7:28 pm

Thats a pipe dream. Syracuse and Maryland would never agree to drop to a conference with us, ecu, and marshall. Not even close to realistic.



User avatar
ah59396
Posts: 804
Joined: Sat Nov 22, 2014 3:28 pm
School: Appalachian State
Has thanked: 508 times
Been thanked: 534 times

Re: Take a look at this oh powerful MMB!!

Unread post by ah59396 » Sat Feb 15, 2020 8:04 pm

AppOrange wrote:
Sat Feb 15, 2020 4:00 pm
Love that people are seeing App as a player in all this
This should be the take away.


Yes, it’s fantasy.
Yes, it’s a pipe dream.


But they listed what, 9 G5 teams?

UCF, USF, Marshall, ECU, Boise, App State, Army, Navy, Temple. That’s great company.

Rather be part of the fantasy than completely ignored.


YNWA

User avatar
McLeansvilleAppFan
Posts: 6812
Joined: Sun Dec 03, 2006 7:37 am
School: Appalachian State
Location: Greensboro (McLeansville) NC
Has thanked: 1700 times
Been thanked: 933 times

Re: Take a look at this oh powerful MMB!!

Unread post by McLeansvilleAppFan » Sat Feb 15, 2020 9:31 pm

AppinVA wrote:
Sat Feb 15, 2020 3:37 pm
https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=JQCP85FngzE
More important than the article is the fact you posted Futurama instead of The Simpson’s. #confusedfeelings


This is my very generic signature added to each post.

AppinVA
Posts: 11909
Joined: Mon Oct 09, 2000 9:41 pm
School: Appalachian State
Has thanked: 1578 times
Been thanked: 1438 times

Re: Take a look at this oh powerful MMB!!

Unread post by AppinVA » Sat Feb 15, 2020 10:19 pm

McLeansvilleAppFan wrote:
Sat Feb 15, 2020 9:31 pm
AppinVA wrote:
Sat Feb 15, 2020 3:37 pm
https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=JQCP85FngzE
More important than the article is the fact you posted Futurama instead of The Simpson’s. #confusedfeelings
https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=wlMwc1c0HRQ
Sorry. This also works.


"Some people call me hillbilly. Some people call me mountain man. You can call me Appalachian. Appalachian's what I am."-- Del McCoury Band

Yosef84
Posts: 2362
Joined: Thu Aug 09, 2012 11:27 am
Has thanked: 307 times
Been thanked: 1071 times

Re: Take a look at this oh powerful MMB!!

Unread post by Yosef84 » Sun Feb 16, 2020 9:00 am

Hey, it's the off season so there are bound to be realignment fantasies to discuss. I get a little worn out with these. There is no doubt that the current conference alignments have evolved in a pretty bizarre way and don't make sense, but the idea of just starting from scratch to re-create them is just pure fantasy so it's hard to say much about it. It's flattering that App is included and who wouldn't like the fictional conference he has proposed? There are a lot of flaws in his scheme though.

Several very good programs are left out (Cincinnati, SMU and Memphis?). Also, the idea that you make the ACC competitive by removing the best program is ridiculous. Hey...let's load up the SEC even MORE so that we can have all four playoff teams included in the same conference! The answer for the ACC is for FSU, VT, Miami and some other traditional powers to start playing like power programs again....and maybe having some other big money schools play football at a higher level (UNC...talking to you). Unless you're only talking about internal competitiveness, you don't make a conference "competitive" by watering it down.

Is it almost September yet?



bigdaddyg
Posts: 3179
Joined: Wed Sep 24, 2014 1:08 pm
School: Appalachian State
Has thanked: 7 times
Been thanked: 838 times

Re: Take a look at this oh powerful MMB!!

Unread post by bigdaddyg » Sun Feb 16, 2020 10:59 am

What always gets me is the cost schools incur for travel (as was pointed out). We must spend a fortune sending teams that generate little revenue to Texas and Louisiana for mid week games. I’m sure we fly the volleyball and women’s basketball teams. When they go play two teams in the same region do they fly in then bus to the next school? Or do they travel by bus to Texas or Louisiana?



User avatar
hotrod2001
Posts: 1107
Joined: Wed Aug 12, 2015 9:26 am
School: Appalachian State
Has thanked: 368 times
Been thanked: 387 times

Re: Take a look at this oh powerful MMB!!

Unread post by hotrod2001 » Mon Feb 17, 2020 5:32 pm

Fantasy booking.

Let's penalize the ACC because Clemson happens to be good. It wasn't all that long ago where Clemson was Dabo-less and stunk...it wasn't all that long ago when Alabama didn't have Saban as a coach and they were mediocre....what happens when Clemson starts to go 8-4? Realignment again?



User avatar
NeersBy90
Posts: 61
Joined: Tue Sep 25, 2018 11:15 pm
School: Appalachian State
Has thanked: 126 times
Been thanked: 14 times

Re: Take a look at this oh powerful MMB!!

Unread post by NeersBy90 » Fri Feb 21, 2020 8:39 am

Hey, let's even out the conferences by getting rid of the waste of the SEC; that way we can take Florida State and Clemson from the ACC. We can give them UCF and USF... Seems to me like this is poorly veiled attempt to bolster the SEC even more. I would argue it wouldn't create parody in the ACC, it would create more mediocrity (UCF got beat by 8-5 Pitt who barely beat Eastern Michigan in their bowl game and USF hasn't been good since Matt Grothe was their QB).

Other than that, I like it. I do think Cincy and Memphis should be in here somewhere though. I really like the idea of a relegation system though. Bottom team from each division drops and the top two teams from the most local G5 conferences fill those empty spots.

Its a pipe dream but, I think it would be fun.



Post Reply Previous topicNext topic

Return to “Appalachian Football”

  • Who is online
  • In total there are 190 users online :: 1 registered, 0 hidden and 189 guests

    Most users ever online was 1927 on Tue Mar 17, 2020 3:27 am

    Users browsing this forum: appstate24 and 189 guests